• Waitrose December 2017

    Look out for Barnwell Country Park in the token scheme if you shop in Waitrose in December.

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  • The North Lake Path

    Everyone has been enjoying our marvellous new path for months now, but we still haven’t officially declared it open.  That will be put right in a small ceremony on Sunday 17 September (same day as the Kingfisher Food Festival) when we will take the opportunity to give special thanks to everyone who helped to make […]

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  • North Lake Path

    Lots of progress, the path is almost done, only re-seeding to do and it’s complete.  

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  • The North Lake Path

    Work begins on Wednesday 30 November, when the heavy machinery will arrive.  Some areas will have to be closed off so that work can progress.  There should be a new mud-free path around the North Lake and we can look forward to some improvements elsewhere too.  Weather permitting, it should all be done by February.

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  • Autumn Newsletter

    The latest Autumn 2016 Friends Newsletter is available to view for Friends and interested parties.There are updates on all of the current and planned projects as well as some interesting features including a profile on Georgie, new member of the Park Ranger Team. Please visit the Newsletter page on this website to take a look […]

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  • North Lake Path Progress Report

    Many thanks to everyone who contributed a grand total of £7,000 towards eliminating the sea of mud that forms instead of a path around North Lake as soon as winter begins.  Your marvellous generosity has kick started these works and more, to refresh other pathways in the park too.  Another £13,000 has been put into the […]

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  • Early Warning: Friends Photography Competition

    If you are a Friend of Barnwell Country Park, please look out for our next mailing. We will be inviting you to compete in a photography competition.  Winning entries will feature on brand new postcards for the Park and on a calendar for 2018.  All Friends are eligible to join in this activity. If you […]

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  • Sponsor a Metre Appeal Launched for North Lake Path

    North Lake Path All Weather Surfacing Project The Friends and Park Management are currently working hard to bring about a project to improve a significant area of the park’s paths. NCC and the Rangers wish to complete the hard surfacing of the remaining section of the North Lake Path in order to offer a complete […]

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